City of San Angelo Texas
  • Planning
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 41,404-$65,253/YR/DOQ
  • Full Time

Position: There is one vacancy in the PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES which will be filled in any combination of the following job categories: PLANNER OR SENIOR PLANNER.

PLANNER

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs professional urban planning work, and explains planning and zoning regulations and City standards for development projects and technical issues.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides professional planning services, and reviews technical documents for compliance with City standards; produces reports, presentations and recommendations on planning issues. Reviews and evaluates development proposals, designs, applications, planning and zoning changes, variance requests, technical documents and special permits for compliance with City standards and regulatory requirements; reviews development plans with residents, developers and builders. Answers inquiries and assists the public and other agencies in matters relating to planning, zoning and permit review, and other City standards and regulations; provides information and recommendations within scope of authority. Manages special research projects on planning issues, ordinance revisions, zoning violations, and other planning projects, and provides data and analysis on land use and planning issues as requested. Assists in the preparation of long-range plans for the community, including updates to the Comprehensive Plan, neighborhood plans, transportation plans, and other small area and strategic plans. Develops Geographic Information System (GIS) maps and other graphic presentations to illustrate land use plans and planning concepts; assists in maintaining records, files and maps with GIS system. Develops recommendations, and summarizes issues for presentation to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Design and Historic Review Commission. Attends public meetings and presents information on regional planning and zoning issues. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Urban Planning; or a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, or related field and one year of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Required Knowledge of: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Principles of land use planning. Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations governing community planning. City land use and development regulations, zoning codes, planning concepts and principles. Methods, practices, techniques, and GIS computer software used in urban planning and mapping. Business computers utilizing standard software applications and specialized GIS software applications. Record keeping and file maintenance principles and procedures. Required Skill in: Interpreting and applying land use regulations, zoning enforcement and state and Federal laws. Checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specifications of planning projects. Maintaining accurate and interrelated technical records. Organizing, evaluating, analyzing and presenting data and information. Interpreting technical documents and map specifications. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Effective verbal and written communication. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

SENIOR PLANNER

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs professional urban planning work, assures project plans are in compliance with local, state and Federal codes and regulations, and explains planning and zoning regulations and City standards for development projects and technical issues.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides professional planning services, and reviews technical documents for compliance with City standards; produces reports, presentations and recommendations on planning issues. Reviews and evaluates development proposals, designs, applications, planning and zoning changes, variance requests, technical documents and special permits for compliance with City standards and regulatory requirements; reviews development plans with residents, developers and builders. Assures effective communication of planning issues and strategies with other City departments and regional organizations. Identifies development and ordinance enforcement problems and moderately complex urban planning issues. Answers inquiries and assists the public and other agencies in matters relating to planning, zoning and permit review, and other City standards and regulations; provides information and recommendations within scope of authority. Manages special research projects on planning issues, zoning violations, and planning projects, and provides data and analysis on land use and planning issues as requested. Assists in the preparation of long-range plans for the community, including updates to the Comprehensive Plan, neighborhood plans, transportation plans, and other small area and strategic plans. Reviews Geographic Information System (GIS) maps and other graphic presentations to illustrate land use plans and planning concepts; assists in maintaining records, files and maps with GIS system. Develops recommendations, and summarizes issues for presentation to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Design & Historic Review Commission, and other boards and commissions as needed. Attends public meetings and presents information on regional planning and zoning issues. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Urban Planning and at least two years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, or related field and at least four years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Required Knowledge of: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Principles of land use planning. Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations governing community planning. City land use and development regulations, zoning codes, planning concepts and principles. Methods, practices, techniques, and GIS computer software used in urban planning and mapping. Business computers utilizing standard software applications and specialized GIS software applications. Record keeping and file maintenance principles and procedures. Required Skill in: Interpreting and applying land use regulations, zoning enforcement and state and Federal laws. Checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specifications of planning projects. Maintaining accurate and interrelated technical records. Organizing, evaluating, analyzing and presenting data and information. Interpreting technical documents and map specifications. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Effective verbal and written communication. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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